Chinese group classes for Children and Young Adults in Austin
At Live In French, we believe in teaching many languages to children
and even adults, not just French. For being one of her current
students, taking her intensive conversational mandarin class, I can
tell you that Ms. Wong is a fantastic teacher, and her classes are fun
but highly efficient. I cannot recommend her enough. Check out her Kids
and Young Adult group class offerings here
The Live The Language Creative and Culinary Director, Marshall Ryan
Maresca, is also a playwright and a novelist. Check out his writing
website and blog.
a wonderful resource for beginners and advanced students both,
which features simplified Weekly News read at a slow pace by native
speakers and scripted so that you can understand almost every word and
sentence. You will be amazed at how much more French you know than you
think! With this tool you do not actually need to have an extensive
vocabulary to start listening and reading the material. Your vocabulary
will expand rapidly and naturally, and your comprehension skills will
also improve dramatically.
“Yabla French is an online video magazine for French learners who wish
to improve their language skills. Authentic French videos include
television programs, music videos, interviews, documentaries, and
travel. Yabla French offers captions in multiple languages,
pitch-correct slow play, integrated dictionaries and listening
exercises” – This is a wonderful resource to practice passively anytime
of the day from the comfort of your house.
French In Action is “a video instructional series in French for college
and high school classrooms and adult learners which features 52
half-hour video programs” - This series features an American student
and a young Frenchwoman's adventures in Paris and the French
countryside as well as native speakers of all ages and backgrounds – it
was filmed during the 80’s.
MindSnacks French is a phone app that features nine exciting games
designed to build essential French vocabulary and conversation skills.
Every lesson features up to 25 French words and phrases along with
matching audio clips from a native speaker.
We love this free translation dictionary, because it not only
translates but also shows you alternate uses of a word. In some cases,
you can even hear the pronunciation. It’s a great resource.
When it comes to translating French idiomatically rather than
literally, is our favorite online resource. It
idioms both literally and with their actual idiomatic meaning. This
resource can enrich and expand your idiomatic vocabulary. Give it a
try, some of those idioms are actually quite funny!
Virginie is a foodie that makes French recipes accessible. Her blog is
full of delicious, fairly simple recipes broken down step by step so
you get to practice your French skills in many ways.
If you like food and wine, this is the place to go to. The recipes are
a bit more complex and not all French, but you get to practice the
language in a pleasant and tasty way!
organization fosters eco-tourism in our favorite parts of France. If
you are not taking one of our Language Immersion trips to France, but
still would like to immerse in the French culture and countryside,
please consider what GDF has to offer.